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  1. (India, acronym) Initialism of Research and Analysis Wing.
    Synonym: R&AW
    • 2008, Peter Lyon, Conflict Between India and Pakistan: An Encyclopedia, ABC-CLIO, →ISBN, page 140:
      RAW is a well-known acronym in India for an organization whose detailed character and activities are not well-known. RAW stands for the Research and Analysis Wing either of India's prime minister's department or the cabinet's secretariat, which was established in 1968 to handle internal intelligence.



RAW (uncountable)

  1. (games) Abbreviation of rules as written: the actual rules appearing in the rulebook, as opposed to house rules, or to rules that might have been intended (in the event of a mistake in the rulebook).
    Synonym: RaW
  2. (computing) Initialism of read after write, a kind of data hazard.